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Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 19, 2017
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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Morning clouds, fog, and drizzle.  Breaks of sun later in the day. High in the lower 40's.

Mostly cloudy with areas of fog tonight.  Lows in the upper 20's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow. High in the lower 40's.

MLB:

First baseman Jeff Bagwell, outfielder Tim Raines and catcher Ivan Rodriguez will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown this summer after being named on more than 75 percent of the ballots. Bagwell and Raines were each selected on 86 percent of the ballots, while Rodriguez was named on 76 percent to join Johnny Bench as the only catchers elected on the first ballot. Closer Trevor Hoffman fell five votes shy of election, while outfielder Vladimir Guerrero came up 15 votes short.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Some state lawmakers are rejecting New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to extend a tax on millionaires. Cuomo spent Tuesday rolling out his spending plan to individual groups of lawmakers in private briefings, then at night, released details to the public.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 18, 2017
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Cloudy with rain and snow showers today. Areas of sleet and pockets of freezing rain as well, along with patchy fog.  Highs in the mid to upper 30's.

Cloudy with a few snow showers tonight. Areas of fog  Lows near 30.

Morning clouds and fog, then increasing sunshine. High in the lower 40's.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Trump's inauguration, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget plan.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Frontier Town turning into a "Gateway to the Adirondacks" and fallout from the indictment of SUNY Poly President Alain Kaloyeros.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 17, 2017
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Light snow, sleet and freezing rain moving in this morning.  Northern New York and New England will see snow into the afternoon while a transition to rain will occur to the south. Along and near I-90 the transition will be slower and freezing rain will hold on a bit longer before the transition to rain.  Highs in the mid 30's.

Cloudy with more snow, sleet and rain tonight. Also pockets of freezing rain. Areas of fog  Lows in the lower 30's.

Cloudy with scattered rain and snow showers tomorrow.  Highs in the upper 30's.

NHL:

In the NHL, Buffalo beat Dallas 4-1, the Islanders shut out Boston 4-0, Detroit blanked Montreal 1-0, San Jose topped Winnipeg 5-2, Tampa Bay won against Los Angeles 2-1, Pittsburgh edged Washington in overtime 8-7, and it was Edmonton over Arizona 3-1.

Boston's archbishop has been appointed to a top Vatican office that handles cases of clergy sex abuse.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Trump, Obama's legacy, and MLK Jr. Day.

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Jan 16, 2017

Here's Meteorologist Jason Caterina's morning forecast:

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, gun laws, and an op-ed about Trump's tax returns. 

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 13, 2017
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

A mix of sun and clouds, windy and turning colder today.  Temperatures starting in the mid to upper
30's, but falling into the 20's by sunset.

Clear and cold tonight.  Lows near 10 above.

Mostly cloudy tomorrow.  Highs in the mid 20's.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo saved his ethics proposals for his last stop of his State of the State tour, in Albany, where he released a ten point plan to address rampant corruption that has reached his own administration.

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NFL:

The Chargers reportedly are ready to bolt San Diego. ESPN.com said Wednesday that the Chargers plan to announce as early as today that they are moving to Los Angeles. According to the report, the Chargers have notified team owners and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell of their intent to relocate for the 2017 season. However, the website added that nothing was final.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta, ALLOtsego.com, and the Freeman's Journal about a local taxi cab company who is trying to get ahead of the competition by contracting with students at Cornell who developed an Uber-like app, but for hailing taxis. 

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 12, 2017
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Cloudy, breezy and very mild today with showers likely. Also areas of fog.  Highs in the lower 50's.

Evening showers, then mostly cloudy, breezy and dry overnight.  Lows in the mid 30's.

Mostly sunny, windy and colder tomorrow.  Highs in the mid to upper 30's.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Donald Trump's press conference yesterday and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's state of the state addresses.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing a plan that he says could cut property taxes in the state by requiring county leaders to develop a cost cutting plan, and let the voters decide whether it’s a good idea.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about events designed open discussion surrounding hatred in the region led by a group called the Schenectady Clergy Against Hate.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 11, 2017
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

A mix of sun and clouds with diminishing wind today.  Highs in the mid to upper 40's.

Cloudy with showers tonight.  Areas of fog.  Low in the upper 30's.

Cloudy, breezy and mild tomorrow with showers likely.  Highs near 50.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the unsubstantiated report about Donald Trump's ties to Russia and President Obama's final address.

NBA:

In the NBA, Toronto beat Boston 114-106, Atlanta won against Brooklyn 117-97, Houston topped Charlotte 121-114, Milwaukee bested San Antonio 109-107, Utah defeated Cleveland 100-92, Portland won against the Lakers 108-87, Golden State beat Miami 107-95, Sacramento topped Detroit 100-94, and it was Washington over Chicago 101-99.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Barack Obama's farewell address, Trump's tweets, and New Jersey Senator Corey Booker testifying against Jeff Sessions, Trump's pick for Attorney General.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 10, 2017
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Increasing and thickening clouds today with light snow developing from west to east during the afternoon.  Becoming windy.  Highs in the lower 30's.

Windy with light snow this evening, mixing with sleet and changing to rain before midnight.  Temperatures rise through the 30's.

Most everyone: Dusting to 2"

Southern and Western Adirondacks: 2-4"

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow.  Highs in the mid to upper 40's.

 

With budget cuts looming, residents in Troy are pleading with officials to keep the upstate New York city's two municipal pools open this summer.

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